Freya Olafson, Circus of Objects
Freya Olafson performing at Cluster Festival 2010, Collaboration with composer Luke Nickel and musician Jamie Pham. Photo: Sightlines Photography.

My Winnipeg | Club Plug In: The Circus of Objects

September 14, 2012 – 7pm to 10pm

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to present Conférencier Grant Guy’s The Circus of Objects on Friday September 14th at 8 pm: an evening of mixed live performances that explores performance in many vocabularies and practices. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend, however there is limited seating which is available on a first come first served basis. Doors open at 7 pm.

Club Plug In: The Circus of Objects will include three separate variety shows, with each show consisting of six to seven live acts and an assortment of music and videos. The other shows will take place on September 21 and October 6 at Plug In. On view during the first chapter of the My Winnipeg Project: There’s No Place Like Home (September 8th to October 7th), Club Plug In interprets Winnipeg through live performance.  For more information, please see  Club Plug In: The Circus of Objects.

The first show features
Betty and Grampy
Jeanne Randolph
Liz Garlicki
The Elephant Walk
Collin Zipp
Vav Jungle
Freya Olafson
Catherine Hunter
The Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir
The Amy Kaufman Action  

Stella’s Cafe will be offering a light fixed menu at Club Plug In which includes includes cheeses, cut fruit, vegetarian tea sandwiches and wine for $15 (while quantities last).

Grant Guy, founder and artistic director of Adhere And Deny, has worked professionally in the arts since his graduation from the National Theatre School of Canada in 1973. He is a director, designer, playwright, curator and arts programmer/curator, video producer, performance artist and writer.

Plug In ICA gratefully acknowledges Chapter Sponsor Michael F.B. Nesbitt, and Exhibition Sponsor Cambrian Credit Union.

Related exhibit: 

My Winnipeg: There’s No Place Like Home